Pakistan Captain Babar Azam has again jumped to the second spot in ICC Men’s T20I Batting Rankings while Mohammad Rizwan has now moved to his career-best position in the rankings with 798 points.
Both Babar Azam and England’s David Malan have 805 rating points each; however, the latter has been placed ahead of the former and possesses the top position in the ICC Men’s T20I Rankings.
— ICC (@ICC) December 22, 2021
Following the failures in his last five consecutive T20I innings, the top-ranked Babar had downed to the third spot in the rankings; however, after he scored 79 runs against West Indies at Karachi on December 16, he again improved his rankings by one place.
Rizwan is at the third spot, becoming the second Pakistani to seal the top three positions.
The South African Aiden Markram has slipped down two points, and with 796 rating points, is placed at fourth while India’s Lokesh Rahul is occupying the fifth position with 729 points.
In the T20I Bowling Rankings, Sri Lanka’s Wanindu Hasaranga is ranked top with 797 points followed by Tabraiz Shamsi of South Africa and Australian Adam Zampa standing at second and third positions respectively.
Shadab Khan is the only Pakistani who has entered the top 10 bowlers rankings. Currently, he is placed at the ninth position.